Add Events

...is a DELUXE LTOOL which gives the user the ability to bulk add events to tagged individuals or marriages in your Legacy database.

Screen:

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Usage:

To bulk add events to tagged individuals or marriages in your Legacy database:

  1. Open your database in Legacy.
  2. Decide which of the 9 individual/marriage tags you plan to use for this operation.
  3. Untag any individuals/marriages that you don't wish _LTools_ to add an event to.
  4. Now tag the individuals/marriagesĀ that you wish _LTools_ to add an event to.
  5. Back up your Legacy database.
  6. Open your Legacy database in _LTools_.
  7. Double-click Add Events in the Deluxe LTools tree to bring up the dialog for this LTool.
  8. Check Add citation to each event if desired.
  9. If you checked Add citation to each event, click the Source Setup... button to fill out the Source Template that will be used as a source for each added event.
  10. Click the Individual Event label to toggle between individual and marriage events. Then select the event type from the dropdown list.
  11. Select the Individual Tag or Marriage Tag you used in Step 4.
  12. Fill in the rest of the Add Events dialog just as you would in Legacy.
  13. Click the Run button.
  14. _LTools_ will add the event to each tagged individual/marriage in your database.

The events that are added by _LTools_ are subject to the following limitations:

If the event is an individual event, the actual RIN will be substituted for the string {RIN} if it is found in any event field.

Fields:

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Individual/Marriage Event

Toggle between adding individual or marriage events my clicking this label. Then select the type of event from the dropdown list.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Individual/Marriage Tag

Select the tag you used in Legacy to mark the individuals or marriages that you wish to bulk add events to.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Description/Date/Place/Notes

Enter these optional fields just as you would in Legacy. The Date field is subject to the limitations mentioned above. You may not enter a Place that does not already exist in your Legacy database.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Add citation to each event

Check if you wish to add a source citation to each added event. Then use Source Setup... to layout the citation.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Source Setup...

There is more information about this at the following link...

[#70-en,Source Setup...]

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Events added

The number of event records added to your Legacy database.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Run

Click to add the events and optional citations.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Close

Click to close this dialog.

uri/../images/bluepin.gif Help

You can use the ? (on the caption bar) or the \ key to display help for this dialog.



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